How to get the best from your motor vehicle accident lawyer
Claiming compensation for your personal injury after a car accident need not be a chore or stressful event with the right help and guidance. A qualified and experienced motor vehicle accident lawyer can help you with the legal process and win you the compensation you rightly deserve.
Motor vehicle accident lawyer
A motor vehicle accident lawyer has expert knowledge with regards to the laws and regulations surrounding motor vehicle accident claims and traffic laws. They will have specialist expertise in the field of motor accident related personal injuries.
Previous experience in handling similar motor vehicle accident compensation claims will ensure they have the skills and resources to best handle your claim.
How can I find a trustworthy and reliable motor vehicle accident lawyer?
Accident Advice Helpline is a leading and trusted accident injury law firm. We have helped thousands of people claim compensation for their personal injuries. We work with a network of lawyers up and down the country who are experienced in dealing with a variety of different accident claims.
If you decide to take up our services, you can rest assured that all of our team strive to adhere to our four core principles:
We will match you up to a suitably experienced and qualified motor vehicle accident lawyer that can act as your legal representative and assist you with your compensation claim. Where possible we will try to appoint you a lawyer that is local to you.
What your motor vehicle accident lawyer will do for you
Your lawyer will calculate the amount of compensation they feel you deserve. This will be based on a variety of factors, including your injuries, pain and suffering you experienced. With your help they will also calculate any special damages, this will include loss of earnings, prescription charges and any other expenses resulting from the motor vehicle accident and your injuries.
A claim will then be made against the negligent party. If liability is admitted the claim should be settled quite quickly. It may be that your solicitor has to negotiate on the settlement figure that is acceptable to you.
How you can help your motor vehicle accident lawyer
There are certain steps you can take that will help your motor vehicle accident lawyer and make the whole process go more smoothly:
- Write down an accurate report of the accident
- Keep a note of the other vehicle driver’s details, including name, address and contact number. Also take down the car registration number, make and model
- Names and contact details for any witnesses
- Police report number if they were called
- Photographs from the scene of the accident and your injuries
- Note of your injuries, treatment and name of doctor and/ or hospital visited
- All receipts, invoices and prescription charges relating to expenses incurred because of the accident.
If you carry out these few simple steps then you will not only make your life easier, but it will greatly help your compensation claim. Simply call Accident Advice Helpline on their freephone numbers 0800 689 0500 or 0333 500 0993 from a mobile.
Date Published: 21st January 2013